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All you need for a perfect holiday. Sea, mountains, culture, good food & - The Gardener's tree top flat amongst Mediterrenean perfumes nd colour

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,033 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights



The Gardener's tree top flat amongst Mediterrenean perfumes nd colour

Sunny 96 square meter flat. Three bedrooms (one double, one twin and one single), two bathrooms (shower enclosures), living room and fully equipped kitchen.

Cotto paved, fully equipped for outdoor living terrace of 40 square meters onlooking hilly country side.

About the property

La Polletta farmhouses. 5 unit

Self-catering, holiday rental, typical Tuscan farm in Camaiore. Old cotto pavements, wood ceiling beams, essential comforts. Internet Wi-Fi. Panoramic views over the valley and town of Camaiore. Terraces for lunches in the sun or evening drinks and dinners under the stars. Vast garden for children's games, private off the road parking. Ideal for relaxing holidays in off the beaten trak Tuscany. Surrounded by a private garden, olive grove, vineyard and wood for a total of 40 hectares, this beautiful and peaceful property, overlooking Camaiore is just right for Guests that want the essential for a relaxing and 'easy' holiday away from it all. Camaiore is one of those areas in Tuscany that still has to be discovered by mass tourism. Our houses are part of what once used to be a farm with a 'Manor' house. We usually spent our summer holidays there. Aunt Ludovica slowly transformed the houses to be rented out. We inherited La Polletta in 2001. And we continue what she started out. The town of Camaiore is downhill 10 minutes walking distance.

Property Manager
Stefano & Margherita Lazzari
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Stefano & Margherita Lazzari

Stefano & Margherita are married since 1981, have a son of 26 and a daughter of 24. Live in Quattro Castella (Reggio Emilia) were they also rent out a place (see property 402746) and are seldom in Camaiore, where Mrs. Vittoria will help you around in their absence.

Stefano & Margherita Lazzari purchased this apartment in 1947

Why Stefano & Margherita Lazzari chose Camaiore

It was inherited in 2001.

What makes this apartment unique

Can be a truly full and enjoyable holiday.

Camaiore is the only place that can offer you relax on hot sandy beaches , and good walks up the hills around from which regenerate yourself with gorgeous views (itineraries are supplied with our guide book) .

And all this is the range of only 10 kilometers.

Yes because the hot sandy beaches and the refreshing shores of the Tirrenean are just 8 kilometers away, while the Monte Gabberi (1.100 meters) or the Monte Matanna (1.300 meters) are just around the corner.

And after all that excersise, in the evenings, on the terrace, you can relax, enjoying a drink and the view, follow up your mail on the Internet or the news on the satellite TV.

Furthermore, Camaiore offers you the opportunity to reach Pisa, Lucca, Porto Venere in no more than a 60 minute car drive (Porto Venere the furthermost) as Pisa and Lucca are reachable in no more than 30 .

Available Rentals

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1) full rent must have been paid within 30 days from guest's scheduled arrival date.
2) all eventual money returns are intended excluding bank fees.
3) in case of cancellation booking advance payment (25%) is returned
only within 10 days from booking confirm. Except for case specified in point 3).
4) In case of cancellation balance of fee (75%) and booking advance
payment (25%) will be returned ONLY if we receive another
confirmed booking (payd) for the same period you originally booked in for.
Our CANCELLATION POLICY will be sent to you with detailed offer at availability request.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Camaiore in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1033 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Green Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Pink Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • master - 1 Large Double Bed
    single - 1 Single Bed
    2 single - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Gardener's tree top flat amongst Mediterrenean perfumes nd colour
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Magnifique séjour de 2 semaines dans une pinède très calme en dehors du village. Grande piscine bien entretenue. Accueil avec toutes les informations nécessaire pour vivre de belles vacances. Deux fois nous avons vu des chevreuils! Nous reviendrons sûrement ! Un grand Merci!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect holiday in beautiful Tuscany, stunning views from property, great location, super-clean

  • 5 of 5

We cannot recommend this accommodation highly enough..

We rented "The Gardener's Roof Top Apartment" - it is more spacious than the photos suggest (plenty of space for a family of 5)..

Stunning views from all bedrooms and the ensuite..

Perfectly located for sightseeing trips (we visited Pietrasanta, Lucca, Pisa, Florence)..

The huge fridge was much appreciated..

Private sunny patio with large table and plenty of chairs/loungers..

Lovely pool for chilled out days in between sightseeing..

A short drive to lots of beaches..

The property was super-clean inside and outside..

The pool was cleaned regularly..

WiFi was excellent (even reaching to the pool area!)..

Excellent communication from the owners Inc. lots of useful, local information..

The Housekeeper (Vittoria) was at the property every day and happy to assist with any requirements..

We were able to check in early which was much appreciated..

This location offered a great balance for us (chill out/sightseeing/stunning views of beautiful Tuscany) for our family (2 adults, children aged 15, 11, 8)..

We would DEFINITELY stay at this accommodation again..

Thank you to Stefano, Margarita and Vittoria

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The property is perfectly located for sightseeing tours to Pisa, Lucca, Pietrasanta and even Florence. Our efforts go in offering visitors a well kept and looked after propery at reasonable prices. And we are glad when guests return home satisfied and gratefull .Thank you dear guest for your review and the preference you granted us, we are looking forward offering you the house again in the future. Stefano, Margherita e Vittoria.
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Superb Italian holiday

  • 5 of 5

Stefano and Margheritta could not have been more helpful, from our initial telephone enquiry, through the booking process and sending us extensive information about the accommodation, area, local restaurants amenities etc. We were met by Vittoria who welcomed us warmly, showed us around and was on hand throughout our stay for any enquirers.The actual flat it just beautiful, it's cleaned to the highest standards, equipped with everything you could possibly need, comfortable and you will be blown away by the views - from every window. We loved the pool and gardens, and enjoyed breakfast and barbecues on the lovely private terrace. It would be easy to spend a week or two just relaxing here, but we travelled every day to Pisa, Lucca, Florence, Viareggio, Le Spezia, cinque Terre, and returned to eat in one of the local restaurants or laze by the pool. We travelled with our children, 20&17 who both agreed that this was the best holiday in the best accommodation and location. Thank you so much

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We hope you will grant us your preference again next year.
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A gem hidden away in the hills above Camaiore

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived, we fell in love with the tranquil nature of the surroundings. Vittoria was there to meet us and very efficiently showed us round the property and made us welcome. The views and the birdsong are beautiful and the pool - well, what can we say apart from A PROPER SWIMMING POOL - hooray. The accommodation was clean and as described and had the advantage of air conditioning in the bedroom which made sleeping blissful. Access is via a narrow road, but is perfectly safe and easy to drive along. The property is behind electric gates and the parking is more than adequate. To lay on one's back in the pool and watch the birds of prey lazily circling up in the sky was lovely and the added bonus was that occasionally a Hoopoe would put in an appearance. To get to Lucca, Pisa, Florence or indeed the seaside was straightforward. All in all my wife and I thoroughly recommend this destination. Neil & Irene UK

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Vacanza stupenda! !!!

  • 5 of 5

Stato durante il lucca comics , ormai per il secondo anno di fila. ..... Posto splendido, proprietari splendidi e disponibili in tutto ... per tutta la durata del soggiorno... ogni anno tappa fissa per quel evento...

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 1 week with our friends in the Gardener's roof top apartment. The apartment was spacious and well equipped. We do a lot of cooking and didn't struggle with the equipment provided. The outdoor dining area was private, peaceful and a much appreciated space. We gave up the bedroom with the ensuite to our friends but we got the crowning glory with the view from the bedroom window, also the same whilst swimming, of the glorius mountains.

The town of Camaiore had a good friendly atmosphere and offered good places to eat and drink. The local supermarket was closed for refurbishment but we were only a short drive from the nearest hypermarket, so no problem. The only drawback was the (very) narrow, steep road to the house - but this was counteracted by the fact that this then meant you were in a peaceful atmosphere and not disturbed by noise or traffic.

I would, thoroughly, recommend this property for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, thank you for your review.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Pisa 'Galileo Galilei'
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Forte de Marmi
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Badia
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Lido di Camaiore
Car: necessary

Camaiore is a quiet and lazy old town of roman origin at the foots of the Apennines and marble mountains. Twenty minutes away from the fashionable beaches and shopping centers of Forte de Marmi and Viareggio. Many tourist attractions nearby: Pisa, Lucca, not far from Florence (60 minutes car drive), Pietrasanta, Portovenere and Lerici.

A preferred spot by artists, writers and film directors, as still unspoilt by mass tourism.

Off the beaten track Tuscany, Camaiore adds to its mediaeval churches, roman remains, proximity to important historic towns such as Lucca, Pietrasanta or Pisa, the vicinity to the sea. For a perfect and relaxing holiday. Many good restaurants in the area offer the visitor a taste of local Tuscan recipes and good wines. Excellent local food shops provide the traveller with the best of Italian groceries, wines and vegetables.


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